Broccoli cheddar tots

Prep 25 min
Total 55 min
Makes 36 tots



1 1/4 tsp
salt, divided
6 cups
broccoli florets, about 2 heads
2 cups
shredded old cheddar cheese
3/4 cup
1/2 cup
chopped green onions
1/2 tsp


  • PREHEAT oven to 400F, then line a baking sheet with parchment.
  • FILL a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Add 1 tsp salt. Add broccoli and cook for 1 min. Remove to a large bowl of ice water and submerge broccoli to stop cooking. Drain and pat dry with kitchen towel.
  • PULSE broccoli in a food processor until finely chopped, then transfer to a large bowl. Add egg, cheddar, panko, green onions, remaining ¼ tsp salt and pepper and stir to combine.
  • SCOOP out 1 heaping tbsp of broccoli mixture and shape into a rectangular tot shape. Repeat with remaining mixture and place tots 1 in. apart on prepared sheet.
  • BAKE until golden brown, 28 to 30 min.


Calories 36, Protein 2 g, Carbohydrates 2 g, Fat 2 g, Sodium 106 mg.

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